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Sala d'Arte San Giovanni

Sienese painting in Castiglione d'Orcia from XIV and XV centuries in a strategic defence point for the old Via Francigena

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Castiglione d'Orcia
location_on Via S. Giovanni, 8, Castiglione d'Orcia SI

Madonna and child

Detail of Madonna and child
Detail of Madonna and child
Castiglione d'Orcia
A small, timeless town, immersed in the nature of Val d’Orcia
Castiglione d’Orcia is a small town immersed in the nature of Val d’Orcia, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It's composed of hills, ravines and the iconic cypress trees that crown the isolated hills or line the roads in orderly rows. The village was first mentioned in historical documents in 714 and was initially controlled by Aldobrandeschi, but became a free municipality in 1252. ...
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